• A family of new immigrants from France receives their te'udot zehut (Israeli ID cards) from Minister of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption Sofa Landver and Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky today (Thursday, July 17) in Jerusalem.

    430 New Immigrants from France Receive Israeli ID Cards

    This afternoon (Thursday, July 17), 430 new immigrants who arrived in Israel last night from France received their te'udot zehut (Israeli ID cards) at a moving ceremony held by the Ministry of
    By Jewish Agency on 17 Jul 2014 / 19 Tamuz 5774
  • Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky and Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption Minister Sofa Landver pose with a family of immigrants from France that arrived in Israel this evening.

    430 New Immigrants from France Arrive in Israel

    Undeterred by the security situation in Israel, hundreds of French Jews have come home: 430 new immigrants from France arrived in Israel today (Wednesday, July 16) aboard two special flights organized
    By Jewish Agency on 16 Jul 2014 / 18 Tamuz 5774
  • My job, as Mayor of Yoav, is to ensure the constant training of the Emergency Teams, to put out regular updated bulletins, to visit the various communities and talk to the people, and to try to keep the panic level as low as possible.

    Window Onto Yoav: Testimony from Southern Israel

    "I will try to give you an overview of life in Israel in general and Yoav in particular during this very difficult period." A letter from the Mayor of Yoav.
    By Jewish Agency on 16 Jul 2014 / 18 Tamuz 5774
  • Israeli children taking cover in a nursery in Hod Hasharon.

    Report: Voices From Rocket-Battered Southern Israel

    'This morning I woke up with the definition of an “emergency procedure”.'
    By Jewish Agency on 16 Jul 2014 / 18 Tamuz 5774
  • Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge, our shlichim around the world have taken the lead.

    Global Report: Jewish Agency Shlichim Respond to Operation Protective Edge

    Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge, our shlichim (emissaries) worldwide have taken the lead in Israel activism. A special report from the Shlichim Unit.
    By Jewish Agency on 16 Jul 2014 / 18 Tamuz 5774
  • “They’ve been bouncing off walls, they haven’t left their homes for a week, and I see how much fun they are having here, and the weight that has been taken off their shoulders, at least for a little while. They are used to sirens going off all the time

    Shafayim Water Park A Welcome Relief for Children in the Line of Fire

    Thanks to support from the Jewish Federations of North America, today The Jewish Agency brought about 600 children from southern Israel into the Shafayim Amusement park in central Israel.
    By Jewish Agency on 16 Jul 2014 / 18 Tamuz 5774
  • These two young ladies from France are arriving home soon, with some 400 new olim. We're waiting with open arms.

    400 New Immigrants from France to Arrive in Israel Today

    Aliyah flights organized by The Jewish Agency and the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption; dozens of the immigrants will be moving to southern Israel
    By Jewish Agency on 16 Jul 2014 / 18 Tamuz 5774
  • The volunteers are helping translate materials into their native tongues, adapt the messaging to their specific national audiences, and contribute their own unique perspectives based on their experiences in Israel.

    Masa Participants from Around the World Join Online Public Diplomacy Effort

    National Public Diplomacy Directorate and Masa Israel Journey join forces to establish joint public diplomacy war room; Masa participants from around the world join effort to present Israel's
    By Jewish Agency on 15 Jul 2014 / 17 Tamuz 5774
  • New immigrants and staff run to bomb shelter in Ashdod's immigrant absorption center, as 'Code Red' siren goes off during Operation Protective Edge.

    From Lugansk to Code Red in Ashdod

    "Once the war began, the Israeli consul in Lugansk helped us leave Ukraine. We had passports, and soon we received assistance from The Jewish Agency and the organization "Ezra." They
    By נתן רועי on 14 Jul 2014 / 16 Tamuz 5774
  • Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky presents Svetlana and Evelina Fumin, whose Sderot home was damaged by a rocket from Gaza last week, with financial assistance from The Jewish Agency's Fund for Victims of Terror.

    "Moving and Inspiring": Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky Visits Rocket-Battered Southern Israel, Conveys Solidarity and Support of World Jewry

    Jewish Agency Fund for Victims of Terror extends financial assistance to families affected by rocket attacks; Sharansky visits damaged home with shelter built by Jewish Agency subsidiary, presents
    By Jewish Agency on 14 Jul 2014 / 16 Tamuz 5774